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People for March 12, 2009

MTCC hires Sustainability Coordinator

By Don Douloff, March 12, 2009

MTCC hires Sustainability Coordinator

Tonya LagrastaThe Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has hired Tonya Lagrasta for the role of sustainability coordinator. Lagrasta will focus on minimizing the centre’s operational footprint by enhancing the venue’s environmental and social initiatives, expanding the MTCC’s roster of green meeting services, including Zero Waste events, and further infusing sustainable approaches to everyday operations.

Manga Hotels Appoints Frank Vismeg Regional Director of Operations

Frank VismegVismeg will manage nine properties: the Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Centre – Toronto Airport, opening end of March; Hilton Garden Inn – Halifax Airport; Hampton Inn & Suites – Toronto Airport; Hampton Inn – Mississauga West; Homewood Suites by Hilton – London; Residence Inn by Marriott – Whitby; Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites London; Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – Halifax Airport and Holiday Inn – Lockport NY, and five hotels under development.

Over the years, Vismeg has been managing properties in the Toronto area, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., Boca Raton, Fla., Bucharest, Romania, and most recently was managing director of VRANCOR Hospitality Management, where he managed Holiday Inn Select Hotels & Suites and the Oakville Conference Centre.

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